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Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Super Smash Bros Club is gearing up for their next crew battle. In the club, members play the video game Super Smash Bros on the Wii U. The game is made by Nintendo and is widely popular among wide varieties of people from adults to children. The game consists of many Nintendo characters even ...

Varsity volleyball struggles against Notre Dame

Varsity volleyball struggles against Notre Dame

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
September 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

It was too late. The final whistle was blown, filling the ears of fans in the Carlmont Gym. Notre Dame's crowd stayed screaming, as the Scots' chants slowly faded away. Frustration filled the court on Sept. 1 as the Scots lost their first home game of the season against the Tigers. Though they fought...

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist
April 12, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

The hero, the villain, and the epic battle between good versus evil are all universal aspects of stories that we take a little too seriously. Everybody strives to achieve the characteristics of the the hero because that ultimately means you're a good person. Nobody wants to have the characteristics...

Rap Battle gains campus-wide attention

Rap Battle gains campus-wide attention

Lauren Tierney and Alyssa Espiritu
March 6, 2015
Filed under Campus

Within the past month, Twitter has been bombarded with constant tweets, videos, pictures, and humorous memes about Carlmont's rap battles. On March 5, students gathered in the quad to watch the rap battle's final contestants, Dennis Zabluda and Erin Alonso, battle it out. The competition was created...

Students play in Battle of the Bands

Students play in Battle of the Bands

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer
March 18, 2014
Filed under A&E

Carmichael's Day Off takes a day on for a Battle of the Bands. San Francisco’s DNA Lounge hosted a Battle of the Bands on March 9. Nine bands performed in the contest including Carmichael’s Day Off, a punk band made up of one former and three current Carlmont students. Bass player and junior Jer...

The burger battle: Five Guys vs. In-N-Out

The burger battle: Five Guys vs. In-N-Out

Elena Mateus, Staff Writer
March 4, 2014
Filed under A&E

When opting for a fast food burger, most students resolute to either Five Guys or In-N-Out. With Five Guys conveniently located just down Ralston and fairly close to Carlmont's campus, and In-N-Out just a bit further south in San Carlos, the pressure is on the two burger joints to reel in indecisive...

Scots battle for their last season game

Sarah Adams, staff writer
February 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont boys varsity soccer team faced off against Aragon High School for their last game of the regular season. Both teams fought for this last win before the start of the upcoming CCS playoffs. Senior Yefri Lopez Castro said, “We really just needed to show that we were the better team, and...

Varsity Football puts up a defensive battle against Mills

Varsity Football puts up a defensive battle against Mills

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
November 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Scots went down with a hard loss against the Mills Vikings on Friday night with a final score of 36-10. The Scots scored a field goal by kicker Aaron Albaum on the opening drive of the game. The Vikings respond with a touchdown, taking the lead. The Scots came back with a touchdown by Yancey...

A true battle for JV volleyball

A true battle for JV volleyball

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
October 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

Thursday night the Junior Varsity Lady Scots Volleyball team took home the win after a tough battle against Burlingame High School (BHS). The Scots took the first game from the start with a score of 11-0 when the first timeout was called by BHS. The second game posed a struggle as the girls lost, b...

Carlmont falls to Notre Dame in Battle of Belmont

Carlmont falls to Notre Dame in Battle of Belmont

October 4, 2013
Filed under Sports

Notre Dame-Belmont swept Carlmont in three sets to win the much anticipated annual Battle of Belmont. The Tigers were able to overcome a hostile environment and outlast the Scots in three straight sets - 25-22, 25-21, 25-22. Notre Dame (15-5) set the tone for the night after winning a heavily conte...

Tough battle results in victory for varsity volleyball

Tough battle results in victory for varsity volleyball

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

The energy from late-arriving fans from both schools and the consistent support of energetic parents pushed the Lady Scots' to victory in an evenly matched four sets versus the Hillsdale Knights Thursday night.  Just before the last set, herds of Carlmont and Hillsdale fans poured into the bleache...

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